Returning for his third year with the Knights, Dane was a junior at San Jose State in 2012-13 after playing two seasons at Mt. Hood Community College. He hit .241 (19-79) in 32 games for the Spartans, with a homer and eight RBIs.
Dane hit .261 (30-115) in 38 games for the Knights in 2012, with a homer and 13 RBIs. He hit .259 for Corvallis in 26 games in 2011, with no homers and six RBIs.
A star at Astoria High School before attending MHCC, Dane was a NWAACC all-star in 2012, when he hit .311, with no homers and 20 RBIs.